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Going on Vacation? How about a referral?

The PADI Open Water Referral Course is a great way to get certified for those who want to dive abroad. Begin your dive training with us then get your certification while on vacation. Complete all your book work and pool modules here @ Underwater Sports, then complete your open water dives at a PADI dive center […]


Use of three-point lighting adds more dimensions to your imaging, colors explode and you are able to remove shadows as you paint your picture with light.  When you shoot with one or two light sources, you often get shadows. When you shoot with three light sources, you can use the third as a fill light […]


Dog ‘n Dive – Every Wednesday

Every Wednesday Night we have our Dog and Dive. We meet at The Federal Way Underwater Sports location at 5:30pm for a hotdog, and leave at 6pm sharp unless specific tide time needs met. We do NOT encourage meeting at the dive site because sites may change if the group decides at the shop. WHO: […]

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Be aware of your impact

PADI tips for divers to help raise awareness of how divers should respect the aquatic life and their habitat. This list is from a article. Click here for the full article 1. DIVE CAREFULLY TO PROTECT FRAGILE AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS Many aquatic organisms are delicate and can be harmed by the bump of a camera, the […]


Computer Diagnostics

Unit is depth tested in a pressurized chamber to simulate diving. Computer information such as bottom time remaining and depth accuracy are recorded. A report is prepared with specific details regarding computer functions. *The report satisfies standards for city, state, and federal requirements on equipment maintenance documentation.


Cylinder Services

Air Quality Testing $95 (Quarterly) Gas inside a cylinder is analyzed for oxygen percentage, water vapor, dew point, carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, and hydrocarbons. A report is then generated with specific, suggestions, and their final air grade. Cylinder Hydrostatic Test (3-5 Years) $40 A visual inspection of the cylinder is conducted as per industry standards. […]


BCD Repair

BCD Diagnostics $20 Inflator / alternate air source is inspected for functionality. Dump valves are cleaned. BCD is leak tested and must hold air for 30 minutes. *BCDs which undergo a diagnostic maintain their factory warranty if they were covered when turned in. **To maintain the manufacturer’s warranty the manufacturer’s paperwork must be turned in […]


Regulator Repair

Regulator Overhaul (Yearly) Regulator system inspected for abnormalities & tested on a flow bench. Unit is then disassembled and all parts are cleaned in an ultrasonic machine. Unit is reassembled using manufacturer parts and specifications. Regulators are tuned and cycled on a breathing machine to simulate diving. This eliminates the “break-in” period in which a […]


Drysuit Services

  Air-Leak Test: Suit is inflated and pressure tested for leaks in all seams valves and zippers. Latex Seal Replacement: Old seal is removed, sealing area is cleaned, and the replacement seal is installed. Parts & Labor (One Wrist – Standard) $48 (Both Wrists – Standard) $80 (Neck – Standard) $85 Installation of Latex Dry […]

Drysuit Diver Course

The PADI Drysuit Diver Course Wanna stay warm and toasty on a dive? Then dive dry. Yes! Unlike a wetsuit, a dry suit seals you off from the outside water and that keeps you warm! Even in surprisingly cold water. The Fun Part Dry suits let you dive more challenging dive sites, and extend your […]